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CHAPTER IPROPERTIES OF SOILS
Characteristics of soil components
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amount asphaltic concrete Atterberg limits auger backfill blankets borrow area borrow pits canal characteristics clay clayey coarse coarse-grained soils compacted compressibility concrete construction core density test deposits depth determined drilling dry density earth dams earth lining earthfill earthwork embankment Engineering and Research engineering properties equipment excavation exploration feet field Figure fill filter fine-grained soils foundation geologic gradation grains gravel impervious inches inplace investigation laboratory tests layer liquid limit load loess maps material maximum method moisture obtained operations particles penetration percent permeability pervious piezometer pipe placed placement plastic limit plasticity index poorly-graded pressure procedures relative density Research Center riprap rockfill roller sand and gravel saturated seepage shear strength sieve silt silty slopes Soil Classification soil mass soil-cement specific gravity structures surface test pit thickness tion trench U.S. Geological Survey usually void ratio volume water content well-graded zone